In-person course
in Ilminster

Needle Felted Vintage Bear

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Description

Love wool? Then you'll love needle felting! Fibre artist Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the basic techniques of needle felting as well as share a lot of tips and tricks that she has learnt along the way as well as her love and passion for local Dorset and British wool. By the end of the workshop, you will have created your own Vintage Bear out of beautiful wool ready for you to take home or, if you can part with them, to give to someone as a special gift. This workshop is suitable for both beginners and those with some experience in needle felting. The price of the workshop includes all materials and a needle felting kit, that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with. A fun, creative and inspiring day with friendly, like-minded people! Tutor Information Carla Taylor: The Mousehole Woolery is situated in the heart of the Dorset countryside and is the home and studio of fibre artist Carla Taylor. The Mousehole Woolery creates contemporary sustainable wool sculptures inspired by the animals and landscape of the British countryside and coastline using local Dorset and British wool using the technique of needle felting, transforming loose fleece into sculptural work of art! Carla exhibits her sculptures at The Contemporary Textiles Fair in Teddington, The Salisbury Contemporary Craft & Heritage Festival, BBC Countryfile Live, galleries in Dorset and has been featured in Craft & Design Magazine, Wildlife Watch and the International Felting Association magazine.

What's included in the price?

The price of the workshop includes all materials and a needle felting kit that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with. Includes tuition, three-course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.

Duration

1 day (9:00am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available

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Venue

Dillington House, , Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Accommodation offered
  • Parking provided
  • Intermediate level
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